How to Travel Thailand Cheap

Some basic advice to enjoy backpacking travel for cheap in Thailand. - by Lindsay Lafreniere

Teaching English Abroad While Traveling

See this traveler's experience of teaching English while in Ecuador. By Tyrel Nelson

Teaching English While Backpacking

Teaching English is the most popular way to stay abroad for long periods of time.

Hostel Working

Working in hostels is an excellent way to slow down, conserve travel funds, and explore [...]

How to Avoid Insect Bites While Traveling

How to avoid insect bites while backpacking. By Erik McLaughlin MD

Malaria Information for Travelers

Malaria Information for backpacking travel in high risk areas. Malaria = bad!

Dealing With TD While Backpacking

TD is common for all backpackers going to a new place and eating street food. [...]

Thailand Travel Tips for Backpackers

Thailand Travel Tips: quirky advice and tips from experienced travelers.

Getting a Passport for Travel

How to get a US passport for backpacking travel. Your passport is the most important [...]

Backpacking Travel Planning

Planning backpacking travel - some suggestions for what to think about without over planning. Half [...]

Visa for Travel

Research your visas for travel before leaving home - some have crazy requirements and are [...]

Vaccinations for Travel

Which vaccinations you need for backpacking travel - don't spend money to be turned into [...]

How to Find Cheap Flights

Booking your ticket - advice and secrets for finding cheap flights while others are paying [...]

Backpacking Travel Insurance

Travel insurance for backpackers - it's not very expensive and might come in handy if [...]

Travel Preparation

Backpacking travel preparations to do at home before you start your big trip. Setting up [...]

Trip Purchases

What to purchase for your backpacking trip. Don't spend all of your travel money before [...]

Backpacking Packing List

See what gear to pack and NOT pack on your big international trip.

Packing a Backpack

Packing a backpack - how to get started, what to bring, and how to stuff [...]

Before Leaving Home

Some suggestions for closing up your life before leaving home.

The Journey Begins!

Some simple advice to help you along the way once the journey begins.